CHSE Faculty: Bonnie Lind

Bonnie Lind, PhD

Bonnie Lind

Senior Statistician/Research Assistant Professor
Center for Health Systems Effectiveness
Admin Unit: SOM-Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Health insurance, risk adjustment, methodology, program evaluation


Bigbee JL, Evans S, Lind BK, Perez S, Jacobo L: RN-to-Population Ratio and Population Health:  A Multifactorial Study. J Nursing Reg, 2014.  5(1):1-7.

Lind BK, Gerkovich MM, Cherkin DC, Deyo RA, Sherman KJ, Lafferty WE:  The effect of  risk adjustment method on comparisons of health care utilization between complementary and alternative medicine users and non-users.   J Alt & Comp Med 2013. 19(3):250-256.

Davis S, Lind BK, Sorensen C:  A comparison of burnout among oncology nurses working in adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings.  Oncol Nurs Forum. 2013.  40(4);E303-11.

Martin BI, Gerkovich MM, Deyo RA, Sherman KJ, Cherkin DC, Lind BK, Goertz CM, Lafferty WE:  The association of complementary and alternative medicine use andhealth care expenditures for back and neck problems.  Med Care 2012; 50:1029-36.

Walker E, Springer PJ, Lazare P, Jensen N, Clavelle JT, Johnson PL, Lind BK: The ABCs of DEUs.  Nurs Manage. 2012 43(12):38-44.

Lind BK, Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Diehr PK:  Comparison of health care expenditures among insured users and non-users of complementary and alternative medicine in Washington State:  A cost minimization analysis.  J Alt & Comp Ther. 2010 Apr;16(4):411-7.

Lind BK, Diehr PK, Grembowski DE, Lafferty WE: Chiropractic Use by Urban and Rural Residents with Insurance Coverage. J Rural Health Summer 2009. 25(3):253-258.

Springer PJ, Lind BK, Kraft J, Baker E, Clavelle J: The Quest to Prevent Employee Injury:  Implementation of a Lift Team.  AAOHN (In Press, scheduled for publication April 2009.)

Davis S, Cross J, Lind BK:  Exploring the Postpartum Adjustment Questionnaire as a predictor of postpartum depression.  J Obstet Gynecol Neonat Nurs. 2008; 37(6):622-30.

Elmer GW, Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Psaty BM, Lind BK: Potential Interactions between Complementary/Alternative Products and Conventional Medicines in a Medicare Population.  Ann  Pharmacotherapy, 200;. 41(10):1617-24.

Bigbee JL, Lind B:  Methodological challenges in rural and frontier nursing research.  Applied Nurs Research  2007; 20:104-106.

Lind BK, Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Diehr PK, Grembowski DE: Use of complementary and alternative medicine providers by fibromyalgia patients under insurance coverage.  Arthritis Care and Research  February 15, 2007; 57(1):71-76.

Lind BK, Abrams C, Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Diehr PK, Grembowski DE: The Effect of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Claims on Risk Adjustment.  Med Care.  December 2006; 44:1078-1084.

Tyree PT, Lind BK, Lafferty WE:  Challenges of using medical insurance claims data for utilization analysis.  Am J Med Qual.  2006 Jul-Aug; 21(4):269-275.

Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Bellas AS, Watts CA, Lind BK, Sherman KJ, Cherkin DC, Grembowski DE:  Insurance coverage and subsequent utilization of complementary and alternative (CAM) providers. Am J Man Care July 2006; (12(7):397-404.

Lind BK, Lafferty WE, Grembowski DE, Diehr PK: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use by Insured Patients with Diabetes in Washington State.  J Alt & Comp Ther 2006; 12(1):71-77.

Miramontes R Jr, Lafferty WE, Lind BK, Oberle MW: Is Agricultural activity linked to the incidence of human west nile virus?  Am J Prev Med 2006;30(2):160-3.

Lind BK, Lafferty WE, Tyree PT, Sherman KJ, Deyo RA, Cherkin DC: The Role of Alternative Medical Providers for the Outpatient Treatment of Insured Patients with Back Pain.  Spine  2005; 30:1454-1459.

Bellas A, Lafferty WE, Lind B, Tyree PT:  Frequency, Predictors, and Expenditures for Pediatric Insurance Claims for Complementary and Alternative Medical Professionals in Washington State.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2005; 159:367-372.

Bookwala J, Zdaniuk B, Burton L, Lind B, Jackson S, Schulz R:  Concurrent and long-term predictors of older adults’ use of community-based long-term care services: the Caregiver Health Effects Study. J Aging and Health. 2004.  16(1):88 - 115

Lind BK, Goodwin JL, Hill JG, Ali T, Redline S, Quan SF. Recruitment of healthy adults into a study of overnight sleep monitoring in the home: Experience of the Sleep Heart Health Study. Sleep Breath 2003; 7:13-24.

O’Connor GT, Lind BK, Lee ET, Nieto FJ, Redline S, Samet JM,  Variation in Symptoms of Sleep-Disordered Breathing with Race and Ethnicity: The Sleep Heart Health Study.  Sleep 26(1):74-9. February 1, 2003.

Teitz CC, O'Kane J, Lind BK: Back Pain in Former Intercollegiate Rowers: A long-term follow-up study. Am J Sports Med 31(4):590-5. Jul-Aug 2003.

O’Kane J, Teitz CC, Lind BK:  Effect of pre-rowing back pain on incidence and severity of college back pain in intercollegiate rowers. Am J Sports Med, 31(1):80-2, 2003.

Teitz CC, O’Kane J, Lind BK, Hannafin JA: Back Pain in Intercollegiate Rowers. Am J Sports Med, 30(5): 674-679, 2002. 

O’Kane J, Teitz CC, Fontana SM, Lind BK: Prevalence of Obesity in Adult Population of Former College Rowers. J Am Bd Fam Prac, 15(6): 451-6, 2002.

Schulz R, Beach SR, Lind B, Martire LM, Zdaniuk B, Hirsch C, Jackson S, Burton L: Involvement in caregiving and adjustment to death of a spouse; Findings from the caregiver health effects study.  JAMA  285:3123-3129.  2001

Newman AB, Nieto FJ, Guidry U, Lind BK, Redline S, Pickering TG, Quan SF: Relation of sleep-disordered breathing to cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Sleeep Heart Health Study.  Am J Epidem 154(1):50-59.  Jul 1, 2001.

Nieto FJ, YoungTB, Lind BK, Shahar E, Association of sleep disordered breathing, sleep apnea, and hypertension in a large community-based study.  Sleep Heart Health Study.  JAMA 283(14): 1829-36. Apr 12, 2000.

Otto CM, Lind BK, Kitzman DW, Gersh BJ, Siscovick DS. Association of aortic-valve sclerosis with cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in the elderly.  New Eng J Med 341(3):142. 1999.

Redline S, Sanders MH, Lind BK, Quan SF, Iber C, et. al. Methods for Obtaining and Analyzing Unattended Polysomnography Data for a Multicenter Study.  Sleep 21(7): 759-767, 1998.

Whitney CW, Lind BK, Wahl PW. Quality Control in Longitudinal Studies.  Epi Reviews.  20(1):71-80, 1998.

Bryan RN, Wells S, Mitt T, Elster A, Jungreis C, Poirier V, Lind B, Manolio T.  Infarct-like Lesions in the Brain: Prevalence and Anatomic Characteristics at MR Imaging of the Elderly – Data from the Cardiovascular Health Study.  Radiology. 202:17-19, 1997.

Teitz CC, Lind BK, Sacks BM. Symmetry of the femoral notch index.  Am J Sports Med  25(5):687-90, 1997.

Stewart BF, Siscovick D, Lind BK, Gardin JM, Gottdiener JS, Smith VE, Kitzman DW, Otto CM.  Clinical Factors Associated with Calcific Aortic Valve Disease.  J Am Coll Cardiol. 39:630-634, 1997.

Blumenstein BA, James KE, Lind BK, Mitchell H:  Functions and Organization of Data Coordinating Centers for Multicenter Studies.  Controlled Clinical Trials.  16(2S):4S-29S, April 1995.

Fried LP, Ettinger WH, Lind B, Newman AB, Gardin J:  Physical Disability in Older Adults:  A Physiological Approach.  J Clin Epidemiol. 47(7):747-760, 1994.

(Note:  Publications prior to 1993 were published as “Bonnie Hermanson”.)

Tell GS, Fried LP, Hermanson B, Manolio TA, Newman AB, Borhani NO: Recruitment of Adults 65 Years and Older as Participants in the Cardiovascular Health Study.  Ann Epidemiol 1993;3:358-366.

Manolio TA, Hermanson B, Hill J, Meyer M, Cruise G, Anton-Culver H:  Respondent Burden in studies of the Elderly:  Experience From the Cardiovascular Health Study.  Proceedings of the American College of Cardiology workshop, “Inclusion of Elderly Individuals in Clinical Trials:  Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiovascular Therapy as a Model.”  September 15-16, 1992.

Rutan GH, Hermanson B, Bild DE, Kittner SJ, LaBaw F, Tell GS: Orthostatic Hypotension in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study.  Hypertension 19:508-519, 1992.

Hermanson B, Vlietstra R, Kronmal RA, Omenn GS, Gersh BJ: Effect of Smoking Cessation in Coronary Artery Disease.  Cardiology Board Review. 7:111-121.  April, 1990.

Zamber RW, Teitz CC, McGuire DA, Frost JD, Hermanson BK: Articular cartilage lesions of the knee.  Arthroscopy 5(4):258-68, 1989.

Diehr PH, Leickly R, Tatarsky M, Hermanson BK, Use of a Preferred Provider by Employees of the Preferred Provider.  Health Services Research.  23(4):537-54. October 1988.

Diehr PH, Highley R, Dehkordi F, Wood R, Krueger L, Teitz CT, Hermanson BK: Prediction of Fracture in Patients with Acute Musculo-skeletal Ankle Trauma.  Medical Decision Making, 8:40, 1988.

Teitz CT, Hermanson BK, Kronmal RA, Diehr PH: Evaluation of the Use of Braces to Prevent Injury to the Knee in Collegiate Football Players.  J of Bone and Joint Surgery, 69-A:2-9.  January 1987.

Hermanson B, Omenn GS, Kronmal RA, Gersh BJ: Beneficial Six-Year Survival Outcomes from Smoking Cessation in Older Men and Women with Coronary Artery Disease:  Results from the CASS Registry.  New Eng J of Med 1988; 319:1365-9.


Ph.D. Health Services Research, University of Washington

M.S. Biostatistics, University of Washington

B.A. EnvironmentalStudies, University of California Santa Barbara

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